1985 in architecture
The year 1985 in architecture involved some significant events.
- The Inman Report is released, with major implications for the architecture of United States embassies.
- January 15 - The Tashkent Tower in Tashkent, Uzbekistan begins operation after six years construction.
- March 2 - Columbia Center (formerly the Bank of America Tower) in Seattle, Washington, United States.
- June 4 - Farø Bridges, Denmark.
- July - The DLI 63 Building in Seoul, South Korea.
- August 10 - St. Paul's Cathedral, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, designed by Aldo Spirito, is consecrated by the Pope.
- September 7 - The first concert is held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.
- November 18 - HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, China.
- Central State Museum of Kazakhstan.
- The Bank of America Plaza in Dallas, Texas, United States.
- Several notable buildings in Manhattan, New York, United States:
- Pak Sha O Youth Hostel in Hong Kong, designed by Rocco Design Architects.
- Hundertwasserhaus in Vienna.
- The Sender Eifel-Bärbelkreuz in Hellenthal, Germany.
- Tyholttårnet in Trondheim, Norway.
- Calgary Municipal Building in Calgary
- Spiral in Tokyo, Japan.
- Mjøsa Bridge, Norway.
- Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, Nanjing, China.
- AIA Gold Medal - William Wayne Caudill (posthumous)
- Alvar Aalto Medal – Tadao Ando
- Architecture Firm Award - Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown
- Grand prix national de l'architecture - Michel Andrault and Pierre Parat
- Pritzker Prize - Hans Hollein
- RAIA Gold Medal - Richard Johnson
- RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Richard Rogers
- Twenty-five Year Award - General Motors Technical Center
- September 30 - Herbert Bayer, Austrian and American graphic designer, painter, photographer, sculptor, art director, environmental and interior designer and architect (born 1900)
- November 13 - William Pereira, American architect of Portuguese ancestry (born 1909)
- November 22 - Gudolf Blakstad, Norwegian architect (born 1893)